Small Business Saturday returns

Last year, the Cooper-Young Business Association and the Cooper-Young Community Association joined together to host Small Business Saturday to promote shopping in CY. The event brought in thousands of shoppers who had the opportunity to shop local and get to know the...

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The Corner brings HIV prevention to CY

The Corner, part of a new initiative by Memphis HIV/Aids service organization Friends for Life, is set to open December 1 at 806 Cooper in Cooper-Young.  Though Friends for Life has been careful not to call it a clinic, the Corner will be staffed with medical...

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General meeting focuses on safety

As the holidays approach and the sun sets earlier and earlier, safety becomes a top priority for many. There is a spike in crime as shoppers are caught unaware while loading cars with newly-bought gifts. Restaurant goers are more focused on the fun they are having...

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OUTMemphis expands with donation

OUTMemphis, the LGBTQ community center that has long called Cooper-Young home, announced in September that it would be expanding with the recent donation of 4,500 square facility from Planned Parenthood. Planned Parenthood of Tennessee and North Mississippi sold its...

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Cooper development draws critics

Artist rendition of the proposed development at 871 S. Cooper. Another development has made its way to Cooper-Young.  The latest is at 871 Cooper St., an abandoned machinery shop that developers plan to will be demolished and build a new mixed-use building with...

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